Issue 6, April 2011

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News from Cornell's Viticulture and Enology Program 
Issue 6 April 2011


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RESEARCH FOCUS

Variable Eastern Weather Influences Powdery Mildew Severity (pdf)
Heat accumulation during August-September—affecting the amount of overwintering cleistothecia that mature and survive—and water pan evaporation from two weeks pre-bloom to fruit set, are key predictors of powdery mildew severity in New York.


Justine Vanden Heuvel

FACULTY FOCUS

5 Questions for Justine Vanden Heuvel
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Vanden Heuvel has been assistant professor in the Department of Horticulture since 2007, with a teaching and research program in viticulture.


Students

STUDENT FOCUS

Practical Perspectives: The New York Industry in the Viticulture and Enology Curriculum
Expanded field trips to N.Y. vineyards and wineries from Lake Erie to Long Island provide practical education for Viticulture and Enology students.


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EXTENSION FOCUS

NY Wine and Grape Classifieds Generates $1.2M in Transactions in 2010
Finger Lakes Grape Program's website replaces word-of-mouth for sourcing grapes and bulk wine.


Grape Berry Moth

GRAPES 101

Grape Berry Moth Management
A new forecasting model and the Grape Berry Moth Risk Assessment Protocol help growers manage grape berry moth.


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